2020-03-20 12:45:27

Doctor: As Coronavirus Cases Spike Worldwide, We Need Global Cooperation to Halt Spread

As the worldwide death toll from the coronavirus pandemic has topped 10,000. Over 250,000 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed. Italy has surpassed China in coronavirus deaths, and cases are rising in the Middle East, Africa and Latin America, as the governor of California has ordered all 40 million residents to shelter in place.

Democracy Now! speaks with Stanford University’s global health expert Dr. Michele Barry, an infectious disease doctor. In 2018, she was awarded the Elizabeth Blackwell Medal by the American Medical Women's Association.

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